Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Pathways - Public Services and Sport

Our Pathway courses are ideal for students who have not gained GCSEs. These courses are practical, fun and taught in small supported groups. Our friendly tutors will boost your confidence, develop employability and offer guidance for your future.

Key information

Course code: B1437 Course type: 16-19 (full-time), Pathways, Full-time Duration: 1 Year Start date: September 2018 Entry requirements: There are no GSCE requirements for these Entry Level courses, but your application will be reviewed for an appropriate level of skills and college readiness. ESOL applicants will require E3 or above. End qualification: LASER Introductory Certificate for Learning, Employability and Progression Level 1 Awarding body: Laser Course location: Brighton Metropolitan College, East Campus

Course aims and areas

Our Pathway courses are ideal for students who have not gained GCSEs. These courses are practical, fun and taught in small supported groups. Our friendly tutors will boost your confidence, develop employability and offer guidance on your future training and career options. Your study programme will also include some supported English and maths sessions and provide a first step towards gaining qualifications.

Why the MET?

Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.


Entry Requirements

Specific entry requirements may vary depending on the type of course and the level of entry. Click here to find out more about entry requirements for our 16-19 (full-time) courses.

All 16-19 (full-time) courses require an application review meeting. This is a chance for us to talk through your choice of choice and ensure it's right for you.

There are specific CEFR proficiency requirements for international students.

Course Costs

All 16-19 (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August 2017. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment. The cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.

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Careers

Potential Careers

Leisure or sports manager

Typical Tasks:

  • Organises timetable of activities/schedule of programmes.
  • Ensures that facilities are kept clean and in good condition and that appropriate health and safety requirements are adhered to.
  • Keeps abreast of new trends and developments in recreational activities and arranges exhibitions, theatrical productions, concerts, demonstrations etc.
  • Advises on the facilities available and promotes publicity in relation to shows, games, races, new theme parks, etc.
  • Determines financial, staffing, material and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Recruits, supervises and trains staff.
  • Ensures custody of all cash receipts and organises regular stock checks.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

47 Available opportunities 1% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £16,244

AVERAGE £24,629

POTENTIAL £41,009

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Learning

Current Vacancies on Indeed

Theatre Technician Company: Woldingham School Location: Woldingham
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Theatre Practitioner Company: Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Location: Haywards Heath
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Theatre Manager Company: Nuffield Health Location: Woking
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Band 6 Theatre Scrub Practitioner Company: Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust Location: Harefield
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Sports player

Typical Tasks:

  • Participates in exhibitions, pre-qualifying events, tournaments and competitions.
  • Attends training sessions to develop skills and practice individual or team moves and tactics.
  • Builds stamina, physical strength and agility through running, fitness exercises and weight training.
  • Maintains clothing and other specialised sporting equipment.
  • Discusses performance problems with coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and doctors.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

11 Available opportunities -2.4% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £16,224

AVERAGE £26,072

POTENTIAL £47,658

Desired Skills:
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Current Vacancies on Indeed

Account Executive Company: MarketInvoice Location: London
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Apprentice Footballer Company: PFAUk Location: Uxbridge
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Apprentice Chef Company: Smart Training & Recruitment Location: Waterlooville PO8
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Golf Equipment And Video Editor Company: Crash Media Group Location: London EC1M
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Sports coach, instructor or official

Typical Tasks:

  • Coaches teams or individuals by demonstrating techniques and directing training and exercise sessions.
  • Controls team selection and discipline and recruits ancillary staff such as coaches or physiotherapists.
  • Monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how future improvements can be made.
  • Deals with administrative aspects such as arranging matches, contests or appearances for athlete or team, and organising required transport and accommodation.
  • Provides information and develops facilities to encourage greater participation in sport, and to enhance the standards of participants.
  • Understands health and safety aspects of various activities and ensures any statutory requirements are met.
  • Inspects and maintains specialised clothing and equipment.
  • Manages the playing areas and competitors, starts race, competition or match and controls its progress according to established rules.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

335 Available opportunities 1.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £16,868

AVERAGE £26,091

POTENTIAL £44,226

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Writing
  • Mathematics

Current Vacancies on Indeed

6 a side Referees/Supervisors in Portchester Company: Leisure Leagues Location: Portchester
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Senior Commercial Manager - Probation Programme Transition Lead Company: Ministry of Justice Location: London
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Swimming Instructor Company: Atlantis Swimming School Location: High Wycombe
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Swimming Instructor Company: Atlantis Swimming School Location: Penn
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Fitness instructor

Typical Tasks:

  • Assesses the fitness levels of clients.
  • Devises programmes of training appropriate to the needs of clients with varying levels of strength, fitness and ability.
  • Demonstrates and leads fitness activities and supervises exercise classes.
  • Ensures that clients do not injure themselves through over exertion or using incorrect training techniques.
  • Plans and monitors personal fitness schedules.
  • Understands the health and safety aspects of different forms of exercise and ensures that any statutory requirements are met.
This data is from EMSI and applies to London and the South East, and it does not account for self-employment.

Industry Insights

368 Available opportunities 1.3% Rise in employment is expected by 2019 in the South East.
Salaries

ENTRY £15,503

AVERAGE £22,464

POTENTIAL £40,833

Desired Skills:
  • Monitoring
  • Speaking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Active Learning
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Science
  • Writing
  • Mathematics

Current Vacancies on Indeed

Reformer Pilates Instructor (Training Provided) (Mayfair club) Company: Virgin Active Location: London
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Reformer Pilates Instructor (Central London) Company: Virgin Active Location: London
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Personal Trainer (Hammersmith club) Company: Virgin Active Location: London
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Strength & Conditioning Group Instructor (Mayfair club) Company: Virgin Active Location: London
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